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educator , theorist , Computer scientist

Hisashi Kobayashi, Japanese computer scientist, dean. Achievements include patents in field. Recipient David Sarnoff Radio Corporation of America award, 1960, Invention award, International Business Machines Corporation, 1971, 1973, Outstanding Contribution award, 1975, 1984, Humboldt award, 1979, Silver Core award, IFIP, 1980, Edward Rhein Technical award, 2005.


Kobayashi, Hisashi was born on June 13, 1938 in Tokyo. Son of Kyuzo and Yoshie (Obi) Kobayashi. came to the United States, 1965.


Bachelor of Science, University Tokyo, 1961. Master of Science, University Tokyo, 1963. Master of Arts, Princeton University, 1966.

Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University, 1967.


Radar system designer Toshiba, Kawasaki, Japan, 1963-1965. Member research staff International Business Machines Corporation, Yorktown Heights, New York, 1967-1986. Director Japan Science Institute International Business Machines Corporation Japan Ltd., 1982-1986.

Sherman Fairchild University professor electrical engineering, computer science Princeton (New Jersey) University, 1986—2008, dean School Engineering and Applied Science, 1986-1991. Sherman Fairchild emeritus professor Princeton University, since 2008. Visiting assistant professor University of California at Los Angeles, 1969—1970.

Visiting professor University Hawaii, 1975, Technology University Darmstadt, Germany, 1979—1980, University Victoria, Canada, 1998, University Tokyo, 1991—1992. Consultant professor Stanford University, 1976. International professor University Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, 1980.

Member computer science panel National Research Council, 1981—1982. Member advisory board Institute Systems Science, National University Singapore, 1986—2001, Advanced Systems Foundation, Vancouver, Canada, 1986—1998. Member advisory board deputy electrical engineering University Pennsylvania, 1986—1991.

Member science advisory committee Stanford Research Institute International, Menlo Park, California, 1986—1991. Science advisory board National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, 1990—1992. External examiners review board Center Systems Science Simon Fraser University, 1990—1992.

Member Premier's Council, Ontario, Canada, 1990—1991. Board advisors Bower award and prize Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, since 1990. Board directors governor International Council Computer Communications, Washington, 1992—2005.

International advisory board Advanced Institute of Science and Technology Ministry Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan, 2001—2005. Executive committee 21st Century Center of Excellence Program Ministry Culture and Education, Japan, 2001—2007. Exec, advisor National Institute Information Communication Technology, Japan, since 2008.

Advisor Toyota Technology Institute, Japan, since 2009. Board directors Friends Todai Inc., since 2009. Board member Armstrong Memorial Research Foundation Inc.


  • Achievements include patents in field.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Modeling and Analysis, 1978, System Modeling & Analysis, 2008. Associate editor: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Trans Information Theory, 1980-1983, editor-in-chief: Performance Evaluation, 1981-1986. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Fellow: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (life. Chairman Richard Hamming award 1990-1991), Institute Electronic, Information and Communications Engineers Japan, Engineering Academy Japan. Member: International Council Computer Communications (governor 1993—2005), International Federation Information Processing (chairman working group 1982-1986), International Union Radio Science (vice chairman commission C 1978-1981).


Married Masaye Okubo.

Kyuzo Kobayashi

Yoshie (Obi) Kobayashi

Masaye Okubo.